Richard Praty

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Richard Praty
Bishop of Chichester
Church Catholic
See Diocese of Chichester
In office 1438–1445
Predecessor Simon Sydenham
Successor Adam Moleyns
Personal details
Born c.1390
Died August 1445

Richard Praty (or Pratty, c.1390 – August 1445) was a medieval university Chancellor and Bishop.[1]

Praty was Chancellor of the University of Oxford during 1438–9.[2] He was nominated to the office of the Bishop of Chichester on 21 April 1438, and consecrated on 27 July 1438. He died in August 1445.[3]


  1. ^ Whittick, Christopher (2011). "Praty, Richard (c.1390–1445)". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/95138. 
  2. ^ Hibbert, Christopher, ed. (1988). "Appendix 5: Chancellors of the University". The Encyclopaedia of Oxford. Macmillan. pp. 521–522. ISBN 0-333-39917-X. 
  3. ^ Fryde, et al. Handbook of British Chronology p. 239.


Academic offices
Preceded by
John Carpenter
Chancellor of the University of Oxford
Succeeded by
John Norton
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Simon Sydenham
Bishop of Chichester
Succeeded by
Adam Moleyns